Workload Automation Blog

Companies are aggressively working to transform their businesses to stay ahead of new digital confirmation. But true digital transformation requires a comprehensive automation platform approach. Workload Automation builds upon and bridges companies’ existing infrastructure, data, and application technology platforms with new digital-first technologies and processes.

Amadeus shapes the future of travel with DevOps and Cloud

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A global leader in the travel industry, Amadeus IT Group is the connection point conducting over 90% of global transactions between travel buyers, providers, and sellers. Our systems are relied on by over 700 airlines, almost 600,000 hotel properties, and hundreds of airport operations, ground handling, cruise, rail, ferry, and car rental … [Read more...]

China Construction Bank Enhances Mainframe Workload Management while Progressing to the Cloud

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Who says the mainframe is a thing of the past? It powers 92 of the top 100 banks worldwide and 23 of the top 25 US retailers1. Running their core business on mainframe does not prevent organizations from reaching their digital transformation goals. China Construction Bank (CCB), for example, runs their core transactions on the mainframe, yet … [Read more...]

How Malwarebytes uses big data and DevOps to keep millions of computers protected around the world

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I’ve been around data (and now big data) for the last 20 years, working at companies like Apple, GoPro, Roku and Malwarebytes. And one thing I’ve learned is that we’re all on a big data journey. In my current role at Malwarebytes I lead the Data and Artificial Intelligence team. Malwarebytes is 100% focused on creating the best disinfection and … [Read more...]

Control-M Reviews and User Ratings: The Definitive List

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There is ever-growing pressure on IT organizations to innovate and deliver applications and new business services faster than ever. Driving initiatives, including big data and DevOps, while ensuring security measures remain intact are critical to keeping a competitive edge. What’s more, data centers continue to increase in complexity with a mix of … [Read more...]

What Are Managed File Transfers? MFT Explained

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Do you know that typical enterprises transfer thousands of files every single day? It’s no secret that managed file transfers are essential to business operations and the systems that depend upon them. In fact, BMC research indicates file transfers represent about one out of every five jobs scheduled through workload automation … [Read more...]

Jobs-as-Code: The Power of Shifting Left

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What’s the number one goal for every developer that works in today’s digital business? The answer is pretty simple: to build better business applications faster. But as I speak with IT pros from all kinds of companies at our events, I often hear, “Sure, but that’s easier said than done.” So, what’s the biggest challenge? Silos. Here are a few … [Read more...]

Six Key Capabilities to Look for in a Managed File Transfer Solution

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Let’s talk about your 24x7x365 business—that’s right, your business is always on. You may go home at 5pm (on a good day), but there are critical business functions happening all the time. And many of these business functions include the transfer of a file. For example, retailers regularly send pricing update files to stores. If that doesn’t happen … [Read more...]

10 Things to Consider When Considering DevOps and Containers

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If you haven’t had a chance to read the latest Top 3 report from industry analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) – ‘Ten Priorities for Container Management and DevOps in Production and at Scale in 2018’ – you should. It’s packed with powerful insights that will help your company navigate its digital transformation journey. As EMA puts … [Read more...]

10 Troubling Excuses for Using Oozie with Hadoop Workflows

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Now is as good a time as any to think about what you’re going to do differently in 2018 to make it easier to keep up with the demands of big data. A great place to start is to look closely at the tools you’re using for working with Hadoop workflows. Let’s face it — if you’re using Oozie, you’re relying on older technology with limitations and … [Read more...]